FEASIBILITY FUNDING SECURED TO FIX LINDUM CROSSING

The Morrison Government is today delivering $400,000 towards planning for the removal of the level crossing at Lindum Station in Wynnum. Lindum Crossing is well known to local residents as a safety hazard and a traffic bottleneck and is in desperate need of a solution. Minister for Cities, Urban Infrastructure and Population Alan Tudge said…

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MEETING OUR CLIMATE COMMITMENTS WITHOUT WRECKING THE ECONOMY

Australia will meet its international climate targets without wrecking the economy and driving power prices sky high. The Morrison Government today announced a $3.5 billion Climate Solutions Package. Prime Minister, the Hon Scott Morrison MP, said Australians recognise climate change and the importance of protecting the environment. “We will meet our global commitments, and do…

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SOLAR COMMUNITIES PROGRAM

Community organisations will get help to reduce their power bills through the Morrison Government’s $5 million Solar Communities program which is part of new Energy Efficient Communities Program. A $5 million Solar Communities programme support grants of up to $12,500 for eligible community organisations to apply for funding for small-scale solar energy generation and storage…

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$268 MILLION TO CONTINUE THE BATTLE AGAINST ALCOHOL & DRUG MISUSE

The Liberal National Government will provide $268 million to continue support for Australians battling alcohol and drug issues. Member for Bonner Ross Vasta said the funding over three years from 2019-20 to 2021-22 will be provided to regionally based Primary Health Networks (PHNs), providers of residential and non-residential withdrawal management and rehabilitation programs, alcohol and…

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LABOR’S RECKLESS TARGETS TO HIT FAMILIES AND BUSINESSES IN BONNER

Modelling released today has confirmed that Labor’s reckless emissions reduction target will be a wrecking-ball through Bonner’s economy. The work, released by BAEconomics’s Managing Director Dr Brian Fisher, shows that Labor’s 45% Emissions Reduction Target and 50% Renewable Energy Target will: cost the economy $472 billion, slash more than 336,000 jobs, cut the average wage…

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NEW DEDICATED MEDICARE ITEM FOR HEART HEALTH

The Liberal National Government will ensure that residents in Bonner at risk of heart disease receive timely and appropriate medical advice with the creation of a new Medicare item for heart health checks. Member for Bonner Ross Vasta said from April 1 this year a new dedicated MBS item for heart health checks will support…

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GREATER RECOGNITION FOR VETS AND THEIR FAMILIES IN BONNER

NEW legislation introduced into Federal Parliament will provide better recognition of the unique nature of military service and further acknowledge the service and sacrifice of veterans and their families. The Government’s Australian Veterans’ Recognition (Putting Veterans and their Families First) Bill 2019 will establish an Australian Defence Veterans’ Covenant, and as part of a wider recognition…

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